Thank you for a successful 2020!

The Uniondale Community Land Trust (U-CLT) thanks our members, donors, and community for their continued partnership with us. Their support in 2020 has strengthened our efforts to continue to create permanently affordable housing in Uniondale. Housing prices on Long Island have increased over 30% this year, making it a challenge for many hard-working…

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Thank you for making our kick-off a success!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our kick-off on the 7th! We were honored by the presence of our elected officials — Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, and County Executive Laura Curran. Thanks also to the many partners, community leaders, and local clergy who celebrated with us, including…

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2019 Annual Meeting

On January 12, the U-CLT held its annual membership meeting. We celebrated our progress during the past year, elected our 2018-2019 Board, and honored three outgoing longtime directors. We also confirmed changes to organizational by-laws and discussed plans for the upcoming year. Here are a few pictures from a great…

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U-CLT Receives AHC Grant

We are excited to announce that the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) has awarded the U-CLT a grant of $40,000 towards the redevelopment of our first home at 774 Macon Place. This grant is the first AHC grant made to a community land trust in New York State.

In 2017, U-CLT was awarded funding from the New York State Attorney General’s office and Enterprise Community Partners. This funding enabled us to acquire our first home, begin renovations, and fund the project coordinator who has managed acquisition and renovation. The AHC grant will help us meet increased costs due to asbestos removal and the increasing cost of construction work.